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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' South, Longitude: 88° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.27 meters/second, 1660.6 km/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.88 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.8"4.68 miwest0° 22' 47.4"26.10 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 41° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.9"945.93 miwest0° 03' 44.5"4.29 misouth945.77 mi
24 hours13° 56' 48.8"914.65 mieast0° 55' 41.8"63.85 misouth914.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:40 AM595 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilTue 12:40 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoTue 12:40 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 12:40 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliTue 12:40 PM1694 km1052 miles914 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 11:40 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 12:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinTue 12:40 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
BogotaTue 12:40 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 11:40 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth N
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